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Michael S. Smith & Friends • Professionals Since 1976


SATURDAY February 16th at 5pm

Previews: Fri 1-5 and Sat at 1pm
(ridiculously severe weather date: Sun 2/17 at 1pm - call if in doubt)

SALE HELD AT: The Washington County Fairgrounds
Rte 29 Between Greenwich & Schuylerville, NY; 12 miles East of Saratoga Springs (MapQuest & Google: 392 Old Schuylerville Rd, Greenwich, NY 12834)

A nice Sale to start the New Year featuring CIVIL WAR and other 19thC military weapons from The Estate of Leland Palitsch of Wynantskill N.Y. Good Country Furniture & Smalls from the 35 year collection of a Hartford N.Y. couple (having moved to smaller quarters). 20+ PAINTINGS from a Saratoga couple who collected for 40+ years. 20+ Oriental Carpets mostly from a Hebron N.Y. Estate.          A VERY FULL SALE and a nice group of stuff – come & have fun!


CIVIL WAR ITEMS from The Estate of Leland Palitsch of Wynantskill NY. Dated 1864 "US E. Robinson N.Y." musket. 6 SWORDS w/scabbards incl dated 1863 signed “Ames” light cavalry; dated 1863 signed “Ames” light artillery; dated 1862 signed “Roby” NCO; marked "NJ" NCO; signed “Emerson & Silver” NCO; & another light artillery. ALSO Pat'd 1858 Remington Navy Model pistol; 1859-1868 Manhattan Fire Arms Co pistol (needs work); Starr Arms Army revolver (needs work), & more CW related. MORE 19thC: Club butt flint lock musket marked REA converted to percussion. US Eagle Head c.1810 officer's sword w/scabbard. Dated 1837 Millbury flintlock pistol (needs work). Double barrel percussion pistol. 1850's percussion pistol signed Atwood. 4 powder horns. Vols 1 & 2 1863-64 “Congressional Globe” books. Fine dated 1872 French Chassepot rifle w/bayonet. 19thC Turkish(?) sword w/scabbard; fierce German short sword; German 1820’s-40’s artillery sword. WWII ERA Japanese sword w/scabbard. Two 6’ tables full WWII uniforms (a few w/insignia) and misc gear. US WWII Regimental “yearbooks”, & more.
20+ PAINTINGS (see website photos) incl several 19thC pastorals w/cows/chickens/animals (some dated/signed). Good signed August Laux (German 1853-1921) o/c still life. Signed Wolstenholme (English 1798-1882) oil on wood panel of black & white cows. Signed C.G. Davidson (Am 1866-1945) o/c seascape. Very well done signed Wm. Pieters 19thC watercolor of flock of sheep w/herder & dog,, & many more.

20+ ORIENTAL RUGS (see website photos): 3 ROOM SIZE incl 9’5” x 12’7” Persian Kashan w/red field. 8’7” x 11’10” w/navy blue field. 8” x 9’11” w/interesting pale gold coloring. 15+ SCATTER RUGS incl: very finely woven and SIGNED by weaver 5’6” x 8’ (Hereke?). 1920’s/30’s 3’4” x 4’11” Sarouk. 1940’s 4’7” x 8’1” signed Hereke. 1920’s 5’2” x 6’3” Hamadan, & more scatters. 2 small Persian Nain. 3 RUNNERS incl 1950’s/60’s 11’ Sarouk and 2 India 12’ runners.
FURNITURE to incl: particularly nice 6’ long c.1850 single drop leaf country work table in old surface. True 18thC blanket box in old blue paint with hand wrought iron mounts. Nice jelly cupboard w/2 raised panel doors. Blanket box on base in original red/black grain paint. Nice early honey pine 3 drawer lift top blanket box. Mid 1800’s hired man’s bed/country sofa. Set 6 plank seat paint decorated c.1850 country chairs. Nice iron & oak dictionary stand. Set of 5 Pennsylvania paint decorated chairs. Oak cheval dressing mirror. 6’ oak mirrored hall coat & hat tree. Ornate oak lamp tables. 4 early 20thC wood banded trunks by the English firm “Lansdowne”, nice Empire chest, & more.
MANY SMALLS: pair old beaded Indian moccasins. Large model of the famed schooner “Gaspe Trader” in protective display case. Folky 19thC carved & painted 8” figure of black man. BOOKS to include early (“Twentieth Thousand”) 1854 edition of “Twelve Years a Slave” by Solomon Northup, numbered 217 of 300 privately printed in 1907 author signed “The Birds of Albany County” by Wilbur W. Judd, & other interesting titles/boxes full. Exc Boston made candy maker’s copper kettle. Early 20thC heavy gauge French copper cookware. 19thC hand made dovetailed copper cookware. 2 pcs Ruffoni copper cookware. Collection 10+ good baskets incl swing handle, covered feather, & American Indian. Exc 10” gnome doorstop in orig paint. 2 particularly nice daguerreotype cases. Collection 6+ silhouettes. 3 good early mirrors (2 w/eglomise panels). Esc 19thC multi-color Jacquard loom coverlet. 4 carved butter molds. 3 albums full postcards. 19thC lighting incl opaque blue glass “S. Clarke Fairy Pyramid” fairy lamp & fine brass lantern. Folky home made child’s carousel toy w/carved & painted animal figures. Glass incl Coralene vase & cranberry inverted thumbprint water pitcher w/applied handle. White’s Utica type covered crock w/unusual hunting scene in molded relief. Fine mid 19thC carved, inlaid & paint decorated lift lid sewing box. Dated 1839 watercolor of the home of Reverend Dan Kent of Benson Vermont. Very nice 19thC painted tin Maine Central Railroad “Conductor” lift lid tin cash box. Exc 19thC oak 9” x 15” multi-drawer watchmaker’s cabinet. Rookwood candlestick, Hampshire pottery hooded chamber stick. Roseville incl pr bookends, 2 jardinieres, floral vase, etal. 19thC iron & brass crescent scale. 2 lg unusual food choppers. Red & white stars quilt. Youth’s “Umbrella Girls” quilt. Decorated stoneware. Flow Blue. Yellowware kitchen bowls. A few bottles. Tin candle molds. 19thC brass candlesticks. Brass jelly pails. Bamboo easels. Large old decorative Turkish brass brasier. 19thC saddle. Snowshoes. Old wooden toboggan, etal.

~~~   NOTE: Positive ID required to obtain bidding number   ~~~
TERMS: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Traveler’s Checks, Personal Checks with prior approval,  unless known to us.
AUCTIONEER:  Mike Smith - Phone (518) 798-4289 or (518) 587-9421

ABSOLUTELY NO MINIMUM PRICES!          Sorry, No absentee or telephone bids
13% Buyer’s Premium  (3% discount for payment by cash or good check)
       Seating is Limited – Children are NOT allowed!        
Refreshments Available from Sweeney's of Schuylerville




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